The climate of Manzanillo is tropical, hot all year round, with a dry, less hot period from December to April and a muggy, rainy period from June to October.
The city is located on the southern coast of Mexico, in the state of Colima.
From June to November (but with a higher probability from August to October), there is the risk of hurricanes. For example, the city was hit hard by a hurricane in October 1959.
The average temperature of the coldest month (March) is of 24.3 °C (76 °F), that of the warmest months (July, August) is of 28.7 °C (84 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Manzanillo - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)202020202225252524242322
Max (°C)292929293032323232323130
Min (°F)686868687277777775757372
Max (°F)848484848690909090908886

Precipitation amounts to 970 millimeters (38.2 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 5 mm (0.2 in) in the driest months (February, March, April) to 270 mm (10.6 in) in the wettest (September). Here is the average precipitation.
Manzanillo - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)30555101201402152701252515970
Prec.(in)1.20.20.20.20.44.75.58.510.64.910.638.2
Days21001914151672267

On average, there are around 2,855 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Manzanillo - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours898998776887

The sea temperature ranges between 25 °C (77 °F) and 30 °C (86 °F). It is therefore high enough for swimming all year round. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Manzanillo - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)262625262728293029292827
Temp (°F)797977798182848684848281

Manzanillo

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Manzanillo can be visited from December to April, as it is a dry period and outside the hurricane season. Occasionally, the minimum temperature can drop to 15 °C (59 °F), so a sweatshirt for the evening can be useful.